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Alice Is Killing Trolls But Patent Lawyers Will Strike Back

Thud457 Re:So Alice kills Trolls and Zombies (92 comments)

If some guy named Bob plays a part in getting Citizens United overturned, you have proof that you are a character if a poorly-written novel.

2 days ago
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Torvalds: No Opinion On Systemd

Thud457 Re:Simple set of pipelined utilties! (364 comments)

hokey philosophies and ancient pipelines are no match for a modern java GUI IDE

-- Han Slowmo, Unix Wars, episode IV

3 days ago
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NSW Police Named as FinFisher Spyware Users

Thud457 Romanes eunt domus (73 comments)

In all fairness, the Romes did get those guys to relinquish power, it just usually it was sort of a bumpy transition. :-p

4 days ago
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AT&T Proposes Net Neutrality Compromise

Thud457 let's get Swiftian on their asses! (236 comments)

here's my counter-offer :
Internet is FREE (as in beer and as in born) and you jugheads pay US for the privilege of presenting advertisements for our consideration.

4 days ago
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Comcast Allegedly Asking Customers to Stop Using Tor

Thud457 I find your troll verbose (417 comments)

The canonical troll for all 21st century privacy stories is:

If you're doing nothing wrong, you have nothing to hide.

-- some glib goddamned fascist, probably Benjamin Franklin

5 days ago
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Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers

Thud457 oh noes (210 comments)

Your computer has performed an illegal operation

You owe a civil fine of $150, please to be sending to me C/O the Prince of Nigeria or I will have to be sending the police to your house.

about a week ago
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CBC Warns Canadians of "US Law Enforcement Money Extortion Program"

Thud457 I am shocked, SHOCKED, to find gambling here.... (462 comments)

everybody knows that in a banana republic the cops are all corrupt and will rip you off.
Just ask John McAfee.
Why are the Canadians surprised by this fact?

about a week ago
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Accused Ottawa Cyberbully Facing 181 Charges Apologizes

Thud457 what a lazy jerk (140 comments)

pheh! what a piker, you mean to tell me me didn't convert a bulldozer into an improvised tank, rampage across town and knock down city hall?![1]
Hell, he couldn't even bother enough to steal a tank.[2]


[1,2] Both of these things actually happened. And they weren't even in Florida. Look it up.

about a week ago
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Microsoft Paid NFL $400 Million To Use Surface, But Announcers Call Them iPads

Thud457 you forgot Poland (405 comments)

trademark abuse like this makes me want to abuse heroin

about two weeks ago
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Report: Microsoft To Buy Minecraft Studio For $2bn+

Thud457 when someone asks you if you're a god... (368 comments)

If you get that kind of cash you can do anything you're able to imagine. Anything.

You SERIOUSLY underestimate my imagination Junior.
Hell, if you can build a laser big enough to carve "Chairface Chippendale is a doodoohead" on the moon, you're just starting to get warm.

about two weeks ago
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Report: Microsoft To Buy Minecraft Studio For $2bn+

Thud457 I R Pharaoh! (368 comments)

pshaw, personal space programs are so 00's!
The new hotness is life extension research and personal immortality.

about two weeks ago
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WD Announces 8TB, 10TB Helium Hard Drives

Thud457 I think I can, I think I can... (296 comments)

Once I complete my dirigible yacht, surely I can win the heart of the Princess of Helium.
Not that lousy Disney one either, but the proper nekkid one.

about two weeks ago
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In France, a Second Patient Receives Permanent Artificial Heart

Thud457 DUAL CORE, BEEOTCHES! (183 comments)

I'd prefer that my backup heart be cloned from a baboon, grown to maturity grafted onto a third-world street urchin, just as John Galt intended.

about two weeks ago
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US Rust Belt Manufacturing Rebounds Via Fracking Boom

Thud457 oh Belgium! (191 comments)

I blame this fraking boom on the sexy Cylons in the Battlestar Galactica reboot.

In my day, kids didn't use fucking vulgar goddamn language like that, they had respect.

about two weeks ago
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Tesla Plans To Power Its Gigafactory With Renewables Alone

Thud457 Re:Musk worship (260 comments)

I don't buy your story. By my extensive study of the anecdocti, Senior Citizen Braking Syndrome is almost always terminated by the nearest farmers market. Look it up, it's on teh intarwebs.

about two weeks ago
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Metamaterial Superconductor Hints At New Era of High Temperature Superconductors

Thud457 Miracles^2! (39 comments)

You just made 37 Juggalos' heads asplode.
Good work!

about a month ago

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Ron Paul Exposed As White Supremacist By Anonymous

Thud457 Thud457 writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Thud457 (234763) writes "Hackivist group Anonymous has announced that not only have they decimated the websites of avowed White Supremacist group American Third Position (A3P) during Operation Blitzkrieg but, in the process, they claim to have accidentally uncovered close ties between the racist group and Ron Paul. Not just the Ron Paul campaign, but Ron Paul himself."
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shooting triggers lockdown of HP & Apple campu

Thud457 Thud457 writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Thud457 (234763) writes "A disgruntled employee at a quarry shot eight people and fled through the HP campus, carjacking a HP contractor. The Apple & HP campuses were locked down Wednesday while a police manhunt tried to locate the suspect."
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"Atlas Shrugged" movie flops at box office

Thud457 Thud457 writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Thud457 (234763) writes "The movie adaptation of Ayn Rand's beloved children's fairytale failed to cover it's filming costs in it's opening (and presumably only) week in theaters this weekend. Tea partiers will just have to wait for part II to go direct to netflix.

I predict 9999 comments, all at -1, troll for this story."

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Goatse Security warns of iPad user data risk

Thud457 Thud457 writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Thud457 (234763) writes "oh dear, goatse is now submitting security alerts to IT websites.
nice (?) to see the classics still have legs.

Vulnerability research firm Goatse Security claims to have found a security flaw in AT&T's protocols that exposes the personal data of more than 114,000 iPad buyers.

"

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This must be preserved for the ages!

Thud457 Thud457 writes  |  more than 8 years ago

Zoo keeper mauled to death 'after defecating on tiger'

A young Chinese tiger keeper has been mauled to death after apparently trying to defecate on one of his big cats.

The 19-year-old appears to have climbed the railings of the Bengal tiger cage and pulled his trousers down.

Evidence at the scene of the death at the Jinan animal park included toilet paper, excrement and a trouser belt.

Zoo officials think Xu Xiaodong either slipped into the cage or was pulled in by one of the four angry tigers.

According to the South China Morning Post, the man told a co-worker he needed to go to the toilet but police were called when he failed to return.

They found his body lying on the ground surrounded by tigers. The teenager had reportedly been bitten in the neck and was covered in blood.

Police believe Xu climbed the wall of a partially constructed building used to raise the tigers to relieve himself. They said the smell probably caused the tigers to pounce.

You can see more stories about tigers and zoos on Ananova, or read our Animal attacks file.

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